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FOAM4GP Map – Do dizzy patients make your head spin?

image credit: Jun07DSC_0212 via free images (license) Patients presenting to General Practice with dizziness are a significant challenge. Dizziness incorporates a wide range of possible causes varying from completely benign to instantaneously life threatening. Appropriate workup involves comprehensive history taking and examination skills followed by judicious use of appropriate investigations. While a large proportion of…

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WONCA Rural Conference 2015 – Dubrovnik, Croatia

Originally posted on GreenGP:
I was extraordinarily privileged to be able to attend and contribute to the World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Rural Conference in picturesque Dubrovnik, Croatia on 15th-18th April, 2015 (on Twitter: #woncarural2015). The conference also had a specific stream for the Croatian college of family doctors (KoHOM) 6th congress, with a…

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RCOG 2015 World Congress Wrap Up

Originally posted on Bits & Bumps:
We’re back on the podcasting bandwagon, and this episode Penny is joined by self-proclaimed twit and legendary Aussie GP obstetrician, Ewen McPhee (@Fly_texan), to discuss what they learned at the recent RCOG World Congress. We cover a range of topical issues including: An update of GDM diagnosis and management…